Experimenting with some clips taken a month ago at the carnival. Video “masking” and slo-motion and rubber duckies. And psychics. Have to start somewhere with the creative process I suppose. Music from warbly clarinet legend Acker Bilk: “Stranger on the Shore”, recorded from an old LP in my parents’ closet.
Nothing like a small town carnival to test the edges of ordered society. Freedom should be a subversive thing, at least a little bit. Having some fun with stills and clips from last weekend’s carnival. Yearly ritual for the month of May, this sugary indulgence of neon and noise. Didn’t get out at night this time because of a another shoot, so instead sharing a vid made in years past. Enjoy.
Herds of sugar-rattled kids and jostling teenagers, some bashfully toting stuffed bear prizes won from the game tents. Small town ritual, they scream and flirt and fight and own the space. Buddy shows me the yellow band around his wrist. I didn’t pay for this, no way, man – he tells me. Just picked it up off the ground. Ain’t no way these guys are gettin’ my money, that’s for sure. Can a leopard change its spots? These Carnies here […]